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Garden Visitors

I have just returned to Sheffield from my home in Lincolnshire where I spent the Easter Hoidays; one of the things I miss most about my home in the rural village of Utterby is the garden and being in such … Read More

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Edinburgh in Black and White

A fleeting trip to Edinburgh in harsh day light made photography a bit of a challenge, especially when trying to follow around or drag along parents and an elderly grandma, but I managed to grab a few I liked. I’ll … Read More

#Throwback- My slice of the reef

Between 2006 and 2013 I was the proud owner of a little marine aquarium, which after some initial ignorance followed by a steep learning curve eventually turned from a plastic-fantastic fish tank into a miniature reef ecosystem! But starting University … Read More

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A truly handsome bird

As part of the University of Sheffield’s Natural History Society I’m often helping run walks around the Peak district, always taking my camera along just in case something interesting pops up. But trudging around the Derbyshire hills with a bunch … Read More

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Weston Park Pigeon Mafia

Finally my 2014 can properly begin! After a very long exam season I’m finally free from revision and can get back to normal. To take my first wildlife photos of 2014 I decided to take the short walk Friday evening … Read More

My 2013- in review

In many ways last year seemed to go by very quickly, but looking back at these photos, I feel like I took them years ago! 2013 was my first full calendar year of being a University student, and I think it’s … Read More

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Back to the wildlife!

For a year now I have been limited to mainly doing landscape photography with my DSLR and standard 18-55mm lens, I got in a fair few macro insect shots here and there, but really I have been craving a telephoto … Read More

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A December Morning on Cleethorpes Beach

Going to The University of Sheffield I couldn’t get much further from the sea if I tried, so now I’m back home for Christmas, this morning I took advantage of living fairly close to the coast by visiting the seaside … Read More